ORDINANCE NO. 172
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RIGGINS, A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OF THE STATE OF IDAHO, APPROVING THE RIGGINS URBAN RENEWAL PLAN; CONFIRMING THE DETERIORATED DECLARATION; ADOPTING A REVENUE ALLOCATION AREA; MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS AND CONCLUSIONS IN SUPPORT THEREOF; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; AND PROVIDING FOR OTHER MATTERS PROPERLY RELATING THERETO, AND PROVIDING FOR THIS ORDINANCE TO BE EFFECTIVE UPON ITS PASSAGE, APPROVAL, AND PUBLICATION.
WHEREAS the City of Riggins did on September 19, 2006, by Resolution No. 06-12, declare that a specifically described portion of the city limits of the City of Riggins was deteriorated and deteriorating, and in need of remediation by an urban renewal agency, and
WHEREAS the City Council of the City of Riggins recommended that the Mayor of the City of Riggins appoint an urban renewal commission, and
the Mayor of the City of Riggins did on September 19, 2006, with the advice and
consent of the City Council, establish by an Order of Appointment, the Riggins
Urban Renewal Agency, comprised of the Riggins City Council and other citizens,
the appointed Board of Commissioners of the Riggins Urban Renewal Agency has
adopted By-Laws establishing its existence and has retained staff to assist it
with its duties, and
the Riggins Urban Renewal Agency has prepared an urban renewal plan pursuant to
Title 50, Chapters 20 & 29, Idaho Code, for remediation of the deterioration
found to exist, hereinafter referred to as the Riggins Urban Renewal Plan, and
the Board of Commissioners of the Riggins Urban Renewal Agency, together with
the Riggins City Council, conducted
a public hearing on December 11, 2006, and
have adopted Resolution 06-01 recommending approval of the Riggins Urban Renewal
Plan by the City Council of the City of Riggins, and
the Planning & Zoning Commission of the City of Riggins has found that the
Riggins Urban Renewal Plan conforms with the general plan of the City of
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY
OF RIGGINS AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1: The City Council hereby makes the following findings of fact:
The area of the proposed plan has been previously declared by the City of
Riggins to be a deteriorated and deteriorating area, and the Agency finds that
the deterioration described by the City Council does in fact exist.
The Riggins Urban Renewal Plan provides for varying methods to remediate the
described deterioration and prevent future deterioration, and contains the
necessary elements required by Idaho law, including a tax allocation feasibility
study which finds that the estimated tax increment revenue is sufficient to
repay the debt to be incurred to provide the improvements described within the
The Riggins Urban Renewal Plan indicates the type of improvements and
rehabilitation projects that are proposed to be carried out, including land
uses, densities, building requirements, methods of financing, and a revenue
The Riggins Urban Renewal Plan describes a revenue allocation area by metes and
bounds description, as described in Exhibit 1 and displayed in Exhibit
2, attached and incorporated by reference herein, that does not exceed the
limitations of I.C. 50-2904(13).
The Riggins Urban Renewal Plan conforms to the general plan of the City of
Riggins, and is in conformance with the Comprehensive Plan.
The Riggins Urban Renewal Plan does not anticipate the displacement of any
The Riggins Urban Renewal Plan will enhance public recreational facilities and
activities within the City, and encourage private sector participation.
That unless the afore-mentioned conditions are improved, they will substantially
impair the sound growth potential of the City of Riggins and will constitute an
economic and social liability, and that further development in the area without
such improvements will endanger the public health, safety and welfare.
That improvement of the property and the City services in the plan area are
necessary and appropriate to facilitate the proper growth and development of the
City in accordance with sound planning standards and local community objectives.
Section 2: The Mayor and City
Council of the City of Riggins hereby adopts the Riggins Urban Renewal Plan and
approves the revenue allocation area provided for in the Plan, and this
Ordinance shall be effective immediately upon its adoption and approval
and publication in the Idaho County Free Press.
AND APPROVED this 11th day of December, 2006.
S/ June Whitten
June Whitten, Clerk-Treasurer